Renewables

A map of wind resources in South Africa

South Africa is the 30th place in the world to have a detailed map of the country’s wind resources thanks to Risø DTU, which is part of the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).

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Assessing energy and climate policies

The World Energy Council has addressed the challenges highlighted at the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 (COP 15) with the publication of a report on World Energy & Climate Policy.

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Boost for solar energy research

South African petrochemicals group Sasol recently announced a R3mn, five-year sponsorship of solar thermal energy research at Stellenbosch University's Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering.

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Planting trees for a healthier environment

The new reforestation project on the Plateau of Bateke, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, will be a boon to the local community as it generates vital environmental benefits and presents various social services through an innovative financing scheme.

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A visionary project for renewable energies

Electricity is becoming an omnipresent power source, in buildings and industry as well as transport with electric cars. An intelligent power grid is gradually being developed, reaching across national borders and incorporating a constantly growing proportion of renewable energies.

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